Poteau soccer teams sweep McAlester in openers

The 2014 seasons got underway in fine fashion for the Poteau High School soccer teams Friday night at Costner Stadium with a sweep of McAlester. The Lady Pirates opened things with a 9-3 victory, then the Pirates began defense of their Class 4A state title with a 5-1 win.The Poteau teams will play today at Wagoner, with the girls' game at 5 p.m. and the boys at 7 p.m.